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Oct 30, 2015 9:09 am

Rustam Khabilov blasts Tom Lawlor & Will Brooks for bashing Khabib Nurmagomedov

Thursday evening it was announced that Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced out of his bout against Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th due to a rib injury. Immediately after the announcement fighters took to Twitter to give their thoughts on Nurmagomedov’s withdrawal from the bout. Tom Lawlor and Will Brooks used the...

Oct 30, 2015 8:28 am

Ilir Latifi to fight Sean O’Connell in Boston

The UFC revealed Thursday evening that Swedish fighter Ilir Latifi is slated to fight Sean O’Connell at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Cruz,’ also known as ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston,’ on January 17th. Latifi will be making his American debut after 5 UFC fights taking place overseas. He is coming off a quick KO win...

Oct 30, 2015 8:14 am

Joe Rogan reacts to Miesha Tate’s potential retirement

Miesha Tate has been understandably frustrated since the UFC gave a title shot to Holly Holm after they promised the shot to Tate for defeating Jessica Eye at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Barao II’ earlier this year. Earlier this week Tate even went as far as to say that if the UFC relinquished her...

Oct 30, 2015 8:07 am

Palhares reacts to “unfair decision” handed down by NSAC

Yesterday former WSOF champion Rousimar Palhares appeared in front of the NSAC for unsportsmanlike conduct after once again holding a submission after his opponent tapped. The incident occurred at WSOF 22 when Palhares held a kimura submission after Jake Shields tapped out. Referee Steve Mazzagatti intervened, and it appeared Palhares was still refusing to relinquish...


Oct 30, 2015 7:59 am

Rousey hangs up from media call after being asked about Travis Browne?

Yesterday on the UFC 193 media conference call Ronda Rousey was unavailable for the remainder of the call after just the first question. Rousey was asked by a reporter about the status of her relationship with UFC heavyweight Travis Browne. Shortly after the question was asked, Rousey’s phone disconnected, and she was reportedly ‘unable’ to...

Oct 30, 2015 7:51 am

Quick Twitt: Jones would fight DC in the OSU wrestling room

After being reinstated by the UFC recently, Jon Jones’ manager stated that a rematch against Daniel Cormier would be on Jones terms, not Cormier’s. Cormier then stated that he had no problem giving Jones and immediate title shot for Jones first bout back in the Octagon. Jones then took to Twitter to reveal that it...

Oct 30, 2015 7:44 am

Fighters react to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s injury

Late Thursday night it was revealed that Khabib Nurmagomedov had injured his rib and would no longer be able to fight Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th. The next morning Nurmagomedov took to Instagram to let his followers know that he may never return to the Octagon. Fighters took to Twitter...

Oct 30, 2015 7:29 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Valerie Letourneau exchange words on UFC 193 media call

Yesterday on the UFC 193 media day conference call things got a bit heated between UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and title challenger Valerie Letourneau. Jedrzejczyk praised Letourneau on her performances against Maryna Moroz, but stated that it was Letourneau’s comments after the bout that she didn’t like. Despite the overwhelming odds, Letourneau said...

Oct 30, 2015 7:17 am

Nurmagomedov contemplating retirement after most recent injury

Late Thursday night it was revealed that Khabib Nurmagomedov had broken a rib and would no longer be able to fight Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th. The injury is the third in a row for Nurmagomedov, who hasn’t fought since April of 2014 when he defeated Rafael Dos Anjos. A...

Oct 30, 2015 7:00 am

Frank Trigg talks with Titan FC champ Rick Hawn on retirement

Frank Trigg of MMAOddsBreaker spoke with Titan FC champ Rick Hawn (21-4) on his retirement following his championship win over Pat Healy at Titan FC 35. Trigg asked about his decision to retire and Hawn gave his reasoning on the struggle of being a professional fighter. “It was a long time coming. Several reasons, one,...

Oct 30, 2015 7:00 am

8 things you may not know about Robbie Lawler versus Carlos Condit

As the days count down to UFC 195 where Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit fight for the UFC welterweight championship title, the UFC released some facts by the numbers dealing with the first main event fight of 2016. “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler is on a 4-fight win streak, which is the second 2nd longest active win...

Oct 29, 2015 10:41 pm

BOOM! Rampage Jackson’s iconic slam KO

One the most famous slams in MMA history #DWCOTD pic.twitter.com/PZ49QfF65S — Dana White (@danawhite) October 29, 2015 For UFC President Dana White’s clip of the day he selected one of the most iconic knockouts of all time, Rampage Jackson’s slam knockout of Ricardo Arona from Pride Critical Countdown 2004.

Oct 29, 2015 10:07 pm

Tate: UFC “ruined my life” with title shot snub

Miesha Tate was understandably upset when the UFC passed her over for a title shot and instead gave the opportunity to Holly Holm. Tate even went as far as to say that if the UFC were to look at her as a gatekeeper without the possibility of fighting for the title, she would have to...

Oct 29, 2015 9:48 pm

BREAKING: Khabib Nurmagomedov injured, out of bout with Tony Ferguson

News broke late Thursday evening that Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov has injured his rib in training and is unable to fight Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th. Sources confirmed the news with MMAFighting, which also revealed that the UFC is looking to have Edson Barboza step in on short notice to...

Oct 29, 2015 9:44 pm

Kimbo Slice to headline Bellator show in February

He’s back! After scoring an impressive KO win over Ken Shamrock back at Bellator 138 in June Kimbo Slice is looking to build momentum in the start of 2016. Jeremy Botter of the Houston Chronicle is reporting that Slice will be headlining a Bellator event on February 19th, however no opponent has been named. Slice...

Oct 29, 2015 9:17 pm

Joanne Calderwood reveals injury that forced her out of VanZant bout

Earlier this week it was revealed that Joanne Calderwood had been forced out of her ‘UFC FN 80’ headlining bout against Paige VanZant on December 10th. As a result, TUF 20 runner-up Rose Namajunas stepped in on short notice to fight VanZant. Calderwood took to Facebook to update fans on her condition. Just to let...

Oct 29, 2015 8:56 pm

Rousimar Palhares’ manager disagrees with NSAC suspension

Yesterday it was revealed that Rousimar Palhares was suspended for 2 years for ‘unsportsmanlike conduct’ after continuing to hold a kimura despite Jake Shields tapping and referee Steve Mazzagatti attempting to separate the two. In addition, Palhares has to forfeit $40,000 from his fight purse, and was stripped of the WSOF welterweight title. In a...

Oct 29, 2015 8:36 pm

Tony Ferguson wants title shot with win over Khabib Nurmagomedov

Tony Ferguson has been on a tear recently, going on a 6-fight win streak that has seen him finish 4 of those 6 fights. He will face his toughest test in undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th, and the way he sees it, if he hands ‘The Eagle’ his first...

Oct 29, 2015 8:21 pm

‘Big’ John McCarthy discusses reffing Lawlar-MacDonald bout

‘Big’ John McCarthy is a veteran referee, and is an expert when it comes to fighter safety. With that being said, his expertise came in handy at UFC 189 when he was the referee for the Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald bout. The fight was a bloody one from the first round, when MacDonald had...

Oct 29, 2015 8:00 pm

Wanderlei Silva’s re-hearing with NSAC postponed

Yesterday during the NSAC’s meeting Wanderlei Silva was supposed to have his re-hearing with the commission. The re-hearing was postponed however after Silva’s attorney complained that he wasn’t provided with a copy of a document according to Bleacher Report’s Jeremy Botter. UFC Chief Legal Officer Kirk Hendrick argued that the document wasn’t important, NSAC chairman...

Oct 29, 2015 7:24 pm

REPLAY! ‘UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm’ media conference call

On Thursday the UFC held their ‘UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm’ media conference call. On hand to field questions were Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm, Joanna Jędrzejczyk, and Valerie Letourneau. You can listen to the media conference call above, and see the extended trailer for the card by clicking THIS LINK.

Oct 29, 2015 4:10 pm

Palhares suspended 2 years for unsportsmanlike conduct

Rousimar Palhares has received quite a bit of criticism for holding submissions late and injuring his opponents. The most recent instance came at WSOF 22 when Palhares held a kimura lock after his opponent Jake Shields had tapped. Referee Steve Mazzagatti intervened and Palhares eventually let the submission go. After the fight Palhares was stripped...

Oct 29, 2015 3:51 pm

Conor McGregor: I just want to fight!

Earlier today Conor McGregor made headlines when he posted a controversial Facebook status that ended with “F*** you and the Queen.” McGregor then made a follow up post on Facebook in which he explained that he just wants to fight! Fuck politics and fuck religion. I just want to swing a few lefts and a...

Oct 29, 2015 3:48 pm

King Mo: Me versus Tito Ortiz would be a hate crime

[ooyala code=”hlMXhneDrAx79QDHF-nSiw3AnCA2CQdu” player_id=”26a050614fc041abbebb2f55b27fcae4″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] On the most recent episode of the popular MMA podcast ‘The Brutally Honest Show,’ the guys spent some time speaking with Bellator Star King Mo Lawal. To kick off the interview, King Mo discussed the rib injury he sustained at the Bellator tournament earlier this year. “I feel good...

Oct 29, 2015 1:32 pm

Conor McGregor’s controversial Facebook post: “F*** you and the Queen”

UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor isn’t one to shy away from speaking his mind. In a recent Facebook post, McGregor went on a mini rant that ended with “f*** you and the Queen.” Check it out: I know where my allegiance lies and what I do for my country. I don't need a stupid...

Oct 29, 2015 1:18 pm

Jon Jones versus Daniel Cormier odds open up with a significant gap

The rematch between the current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones has not officially been announced. However, speculation in the media as well as Cormier wanting the welcome back fight is leading all to believe that it will be the next UFC light heavyweight title fight. Best Fight Odds released...

Oct 29, 2015 1:14 pm

Joe Rogan awards sh*t talking title to none other than this lad

Since Chael Sonnen’s retirement from MMA, it seemed like the UFC would be at a loss with some of its bravado in the hype game. Fans either loved or hated the words and actions of Sonnen, and it made for great publicity to build fights. Joe Rogan spoke with multiple-time kickboxing world champion John Wayne...